A SUPERB LADIES WRITING DESK WONDERFUL PROVENENCE
A very fine late Victorian, early Edwardian Flame Mahogany Ladies Writing Table of compact proportions.
The elegant raised superstructure with oval beveled mirror panel and twin superbly fitted stationery compartments with Satinwood crossbanded hinged flaps and a drawer below, the moulded rectangular leather lined writing surface fitted with two satinwood crossbanded drawers raised on boxwood line inlaid square tapering legs each fitted with original brown porcelain casters.
Condition: This piece is offered in original very good condition, nice surface patination.
Height: (entire at center back) 42.25” (107cm). Width: 36” (91.5cm). Depth: 20.75” (53cm)
Alton Grange, Westminster Road, Foxrock. County Dublin, Ireland. Sold by Christies Auctioneers, London in 1986. Lot ref. No.138. Estimate: IR£700-900. Sold for IR£1000 plus Auctioneers commission. This piece has been in private ownership sience. (see final image).